Roy Dodsworth

Obituary of Roy W. Dodsworth

Roy W. Dodsworth, 61, of Flanders, NJ passed away on August 6, 2010. He was born on September 6, 1948 in Norwood, MA to the late James and Beulah Dodsworth. Roy graduated from Drew University in 1970. He was the Senior Director/ Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Schering Plough Corporation in Kenilworth, prior to that he was the V.P. of Global Therapeutic Area Head of Neuroscience for Novartis Pharmaceutical Company in East Hanover. Roy was recognized by the International Biographical Society of Oxford England, written as a living legend in his field. Roy was responsible either directly or indirectly for more than 25 new medications/drugs worldwide. Avocations include racquetball, basketball, football, softball and fishing. He has lived In Flanders since 1995 and previously lived in Budd Lake. He is survived by his wife, Marta C. Dodsworth, his children, Roger H. Whitford Jr. and his wife Joann of Bethel, PA, Dawn T. Dodsworth of Woodbury, CT, Michael Kershaw of Woodbrige, NJ, Anthony Kershaw of Flanders, NJ, Nichole Kershaw of Flanders, NJ his grandchildren, Michael and Amanda Whitford of Mt. Bethel, PA, his three brothers, James, Steven and David Dodsworth, his sisters, Karen Fox, Janice Martin and Debbi Logan and many loving nieces and nephews. In Lieu of Flowers Memorial Donations may be made to: American Cancer Society 7 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 Or The ALS Association, Development Department, 27001 Agoura Road Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301
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